It was rumored a few weeks ago that ZTE could be coming out with a 5G smartphone of its own at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona. That’s precisely what the company has done today. It has unveiled the Axon 10 Pro 5G, the company’s very first 5G smartphone, unveiled at a convention where many of its competitors have also come out with their 5G phones.
With multiple manufacturers showing off foldable smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona, Oppo isn’t going to sit back and let its competitors hog the limelight. The company has shown off a prototype of its foldable smartphone today and if you’ve been following the news for a past couple of days, you’ll instantly see that it looks quite a lot like the Huawei Mate X which also happens […]
It is unclear what HTC’s plans for the future will be with regards to mobile devices. The company’s smartphones haven’t exactly been well-received to date, but it seems that HTC plans on sticking around although with slightly different products. The company has recently taken the wraps off a new piece of hardware dubbed the HTC 5G Hub that they plan on launching with Sprint in the spring of 2019.
We’ve seen how Google has been slowly introducing Google Assistant to its various apps and services, such as Google Maps. Now it seems that Google is expanding Assistant’s availability to Android Messages where it will enhance the chatting experience through features such as movie suggestions, restaurants, and the weather.
When Samsung introduced a dedicated Bixby button on its smartphones, many users were initially ticked off by it simply because they could not remap it. Now it seems that Google wants something similar as well because at MWC 2019, Google has announced that several Android handset makers will be launching phones with dedicated Google Assistant buttons.
Unlike in the movies or TV shows, zooming in on a photo does not magically enhance its sharpness. If anything, zooming into a photo usually means more grainy and pixelated images. However companies like Oppo have decided to improve on camera zoom and at MWC 2019, the company detailed its upcoming smartphone camera with a 10x lossless zoom.
We’re starting to see a disturbing trend these days where the price of smartphones are increasing to very ugly heights, where the cost of a smartphone is actually priced higher than a computer. What this means is that price has become an even bigger priority than before when shopping for smartphones.
At MWC 2019, Sony took the wraps off its Xperia 1 flagship handset. However if you’d rather not spend money on a flagship handset, not to worry because Sony has also announced the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus, the company’s mid-range handsets that will also feature their signature 21:9 display.
While smartphone makers these days are falling over themselves to create foldable devices and devices with notches as small as possible (or none at all with the Galaxy S10), Sony seems to have ignored all those design trends with their recently announced flagship smartphone in the form of the Sony Xperia 1.
If you were hoping to see the successor to the BlackBerry KEY2 at MWC this year, then you might be disappointed as the handset failed to make an appearance. However for those who are fine with the KEY2, you might be pleased to learn that a new colorway for the handset has been announced in a striking red finish.
At MWC 2019, companies such as Samsung and Huawei launched foldable devices. One of the advantages to a foldable design is that it allows users to fold the device into a smartphone, and unfold it into a tablet. Now it looks like Lenovo could be trying to blur the lines with the launch of the Lenovo Tab V7.
Huawei Mate X: An Awesome Foldable OLED PhoneEditor's Pick
As promised ahead of the MWC show, Huawei launched the Huawei Mate X, its first foldable phone. It comes just days after Samsung launched its Galaxy Fold (watch the video) which we saw in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Microsoft unveiled its new HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset today and while this product has never been a bonafide gaming platform, the company is working to lay the foundations for the future. Epic Games has announced today that it’s adding support for the HoloLens platform to its Unreal Engine 4. It’s the underlying technology that powers a long list of flagship games and 3D productivity applications.
The LG G8 new high-volume flagship handset has just been announced alongside the LG V50, LG’s first high-end phone. Typically, the G-Series is the high-end model with a milder price, while the V-Series holds nothing technologically, but costs a premium over the G-Series.